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Mrinalini Sarabhai transformed Gujarat's cultural life

Ahmedabad's cultural scene would not have gone beyond the garba, but for Mrinalini Sarabhai's pioneering efforts, says V Gangadhar who spent many years in the city. IMAGE: Mrinalini Sarabhai......

'She was Amma to all of us'

'Mrinalini Sarabhai was gracious, well-read, liberal, very secular, and very well informed,' recalls film historian S Theodore Baskaran of the celebrated dancer who passed into the ages last week.......

'She took a stand in Gujarat when few had the courage to do so'

'Though she was deeply religious, she was against communalism. Whenever she got the chance, she did speak out against the communalisation of society.' In a family that dazzled with luminaries --......

'Dancing breathes new life into me every day'

'My age? It keeps changing every year. I can't remember it. I don't like ageing at all,' the legendary dancer Mrinalini Sarabhai, who passed into the ages on Thursday, told Jasmine Shah Verma in......

Mrinalini Sarabhai, legendary Indian classical dancer, passes away

Renowned classical dancer and Padma Bhushan recipient Mrinalini Sarabhai, who was wife of father of India's space programme Dr Vikram Sarabhai, passed away on Thursday due to old age-related......

The inspiring rags-to-riches tale of Sarathbabu

When 27-year old Sarathbabu graduated from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, he created quite a stir by refusing a job that offered him a huge salary. He preferred to start his own......

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